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Enclosure: Table to compare Standard with English long, square, and cubic Measure and with English measure of Capacity, 22 August 1790

Enclosure

Table to compare Standard with English long, square, and cubic Measure and with English measure of Capacity.
Standard denomination of Measures in length The Expression when the Unit is a Standard foot Equivalent expression in English Inches in length Equivalent Expression in English square Inches when the Standard is Squared Equivalent Expression in English Cubic Inches when the Standard is Cubed
The point      .001       .012 .000144 .000001728
  Line      .01       .12 .0144   .001728   
  Inch      .1      1.2 1.44     1.728      
  Foot     1.     12. 144.       1728.         
  Decad    10.    120. 14400.       1728000.         
  Rood   100.   1200. 1440000.       1728000000.         
  Furlong  1000.  12000. 144000000.       1728000000000.         
  Mile 10000. 120000. 14400000000.       1728000000000000.         
Standard denomination of measures of Capacities The expression when the Unit is a Standard Bushel Equivalent Expression in English Cubic inch: when the Standard is Cubed
The Mitre    .001 1.728
  demi-pint    .01 17.28 
  Pottle    .1 172.8  
  Bushel   1. 1728.   
  Quarter  10. 17280.   
  Last 100. 172800.   
Table to compare Standard with English Weight and coin
Standard denomination of Weights The Expression when the Unit is a Standard Pound Equivalent Expression in Avoirdupoise Pounds Equivalent Expression in Troy Grains
The Mite     .00001    .00000625        .04375
  Minim     .0001     .0000625         .4375 
  Carat     .001      .000625       4.375  
  double Scruple     .01    .00625      43.75
  Ounce     .1    .0625     437.5
  Pound    1.    .625    4375.
  Stone   10.   6.25   43750.
  Kental  100.  62.5  437500.
  Hogshead 1000. 625. 4375000.
Standard denomination of Coin The Expression when the Unit is a Standard Dollar Equivalent Expression in Avoirdupoise Ounces Equivalent Expression in Troy Grains
Silver Alloy
The Mill   .001   .001     .375    .0625
  Cent   .01   .01    3.75    .625
  Dime   .1   .1   37.5   6.25
  Dollar  1.  1.  375.  62.5
  Eagle 10. 10. 3750. 625.

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 57: 9731); in a clerk’s hand, the first table being on recto and the second on verso. Dft (NA); in Schuyler’s hand, both tables being on recto. Another Dft (DLC: Hamilton Papers).

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